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Isle of Dogs Is Culturally Tone Deaf

Isle of Dogs Is Culturally Tone Deaf

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" unfortunately falls into the list of white filmmakers who stereotypically portray and use other cultures as a tool for entertainment.

NYFF 2017: ‘Last Flag Flying’ Presents a Lifetime of War

NYFF 2017: ‘Last Flag Flying’ Presents a Lifetime of War

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Last Flag Flying" deals with the trauma of war, telling the story of three Vietnam veterans with humor and wit.

Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

James Franco's latest exploits in film adaptations of classic literature bring us "In Dubious Battle," a star-studded but relatively adequate project.

Superheroes, jokes lounge around in Adult Swim’s ‘SuperMansion’

Superheroes, jokes lounge around in Adult Swim’s ‘SuperMansion’

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Superheroes fall into tropes and lazy hazes in Adult Swim's latest show, "SuperMansion."

Arts Issue: Celebrities on Broadway overpower productions

Arts Issue: Celebrities on Broadway overpower productions

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

Orlando Bloom, James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Bryan Cranston and Carly Rae Jepsen are all celebrities who are making or have made their Broadway debuts this season. For all audiences know, Miley Cyrus could be next. In today’s theater age, almost every show has a big name on the billboard — attachi...

‘All the Way’ leaves audiences wanting more substance, less history

‘All the Way’ leaves audiences wanting more substance, less history

March 11, 2014


Filed under Arts

Politics is like a circus act — with so many moving parts, it is hard to keep an eye on what is real and what is just another trick. The ringmaster in Robert Schenkkan’s new Broadway play “All the Way” is President Lyndon B. Johnson, who manages the chaos following the assassination of Presid...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

If it’s a question of who should win, look no further than Bryan Cranston as Walter White in “Breaking Bad.” Undoubtedly one of the greatest performances in television history, Cranston is still keeping his captivated audience at the edge of their seats. With three Emmys already under ...